|BIRTHPLACE:||Sicamous, BC, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||PHI: 2003-69 overall|
First NHL game: Jan. 7, 2007 vs. Phoenix (with Chicago)br /> First NHL goal: Oct. 15, 2008 vs. Phoenix (with Chicago)br /> First NHL assist: Oct. 25, 2008 vs. Detroit (with Chicago)br /> Most points, game: 3, Dec. 16, 2008 at Edmonton
Most goals, game: 2, 3x’s (Last: Nov. 12, 2010 at New Jersey)br /> Most assists, game: 2, 4x’s (Last: Jan. 7, 2010 at Boston)br /> Longest point streak: 3, Dec. 29, 2009 to Jan. 2, 2010: 1-3=4
Longest goal streak: 2, April 9 to April 11, 2010: 3g
Longest assist streak: 2, 2x’s (Last: March 25 to March 31, 2010: 2a)br /> Career power-play goals: None
Career short-handed goals: 2, Last: March 26, 2011 vs. Calgary
Career game-winning goals: None
Career penalty shots: None
Career overtime goals: None
Career shootout goals/attempts: 0/1 (0 percent)br /> Career plus-minus: +4
|2010-11: Career high in penalty minutes...Third among Edmonton forwards with 2:39 short-handed TOI/gm…Second among Edmonton forwards in blocked shots (54)…Second career SHG March 26, 2011 vs. Calgary…Played in his 200th NHL game Jan. 15, 2011 at Los Angeles…Tied career high with two goals Nov. 12, 2010 at New Jersey…Career high 17 penalty minutes Oct. 26, 2010 at Calgary.
2009-10: Career highs in goals, assists, points and plus-minus (+6)…Goals in back-to-back games for first time in career April 9, 2010 at Colorado (two goals, tied a career high) and April 11, 2010 vs. Detroit…Career high two goals April 6, 2010 at Dallas...Assists in back-to-back games March 25, 2010 at Columbus and March 31, 2010 at Minnesota…Tied career high with two assists Jan. 7, 2010 at Boston…Points (1-3=4) in career high three straight games (Dec. 29, 2009 to Jan. 2, 2010)…Assists in back-to-back games for first time in career Dec. 31, 2009 vs. New Jersey and Jan. 2, 2010 at St. Louis (two assists, tied career high)…Played in his 100th NHL game Oct. 30, 2009 vs. Montreal…Helped Blackhawks capture Stanley Cup vs. Philadelphia.
2008-09: Career high in games played…Led Chicago forwards in blocked shots (47)…Second among Chicago forwards with 2:57 short-handed TOI/gm…First career SHG April 1, 2009 vs. St. Louis…Career high three points (1-2=3) Dec. 16, 2008 at Edmonton…Career high two assists Dec. 7, 2008 vs. Phoenix.
2007-08: Spent majority of season with Rockford…Played five games with Chicago (Nov. 30 to Dec. 9, 2008)…Second on Rockford in penalty minutes and plus-minus (+16)…Tied club lead in games played…Two goals and 32 penalty minutes Oct. 16, 2007 at San Antonio…Helped IceHogs advance to the AHL’s Western Conference Semifinals…Second on club in playoff penalty minutes.
2006-07: Third on Norfolk in penalty minutes…Made NHL debut with Chicago Jan. 7, 2007 vs. Phoenix…Led Norfolk in playoff penalty minutes.
2005-06: Second on Norfolk in penalty minutes…Penalty (39 PIM) in 13 straight games (Oct. 21 to Nov. 20, 2005).
2004-05: Played final season of juniors with Red Deer (WHL)…214 points (74-140=214) and 640 penalty minutes in 269 games during four-year tenure at Red Deer…Made pro debut with Norfolk after Red Deer was eliminated from playoff contention.
LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Red Deer, WHL…Served as team captain…CHL Humanitarian of the Year and WHL Humanitarian of the Year (Doug Wickenheiser Memorial Trophy) in 2004-05.
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Philadelphia in the third round (69th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft…Traded to Chicago by Philadelphia with Jim Vandermeer and a second-round selection in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft for Alex Zhamnov and a fourth-round selection in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft on Feb. 19, 2004…Traded To Edmonton by Chicago for a sixth-round selection in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft on June 24, 2010.
INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Played for Team Canada at the following tournament: World Junior Championships (2005, 6 GP, 1-4=5, gold medal).